American Civil War--Battle of Vicksburg
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 59
Scope and Contents Commendation for the 124th Illinois Infantry. Three colored drawings, with patriotic themes, done by a soldier in the 124th during the Siege of Vicksburg. A Gospel of Saint Matthew given to him while in the army.
Dates: Created: 1863 - 1864
Scope and Contents Handwritten manuscript of Cadwalladerâs book includes notes, changes and the chapters that were deleted in the published work.Â The manuscript covers the war including the Vicksburg and Chattanooga campaigns, the actions of Army of the Potomac, the meeting of Grant and Lincoln at City Point, Grant and Sherman planning strategy and Grant and Lee at Appomattox.Â It often gives Grantâs opinions as well as Cadwalladerâs of other generals, including Sherman, Sheridan and McClernand.Â It...
Dates: Created: 1896; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1929